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Table 2 Socio demographic variables for children with nodding syndrome

From: An exploration of caregiver burden for children with nodding syndrome (lucluc) in Northern Uganda

Variable Sub county 1 (Atanga)
Age: mean
  Oldest
  Youngest
14.16 (2.4)
18
6
SD 9.7
Child gender (n = 54) n (%)
 Male 25 (46.3)
 Female 29 (53.7)
Class attended (n = 54) n (%)
 Lower primary 8 (18.6)
 Middle primary 4 (7.5)
 Upper primary 1 (1.9)
 Not in School 38 (70.4)
Religion of the child (n = 54) n (%)
 Protestant 10 (18.5)
 Catholic 30 (55.6)
 Christian saved sect- 8 (14.8)
 Believers in tradition 0
 Not religious 6 (11.1)
Is your father alive: (n = 54) n (%)
 No 14 (25.9)
 Yes 40 (74.1)
Is your mother alive: (n = 54) n (%)
 No 2 (3.7)
 Yes 52 (96.3)
Whom did you leave with: (n = 54) n (%)
 With parent(s) or guardian 43 (79.6)
 With other relatives 4 (7.4)
 With grandmother or grand father 6 (11.1)
 Other persons 1 (1.9)
School Attendance: (n = 54) n (%)
 Going to school 7 (12.9)
 Not going to school 47 (87.1)